40 jawans among 52 injured in road mishaps in J&K

Over 40 police jawans were among 52 persons injured in two separate mishaps in Doda and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Updated: Apr 12, 2011, 18:02 PM IST

Over 40 police jawans were among
52 persons injured in two separate mishaps in Doda and Rajouri
districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

In another mishap, a bus carrying police jawans from
Poonch district to Kathua for election duty, skidded off the
road and turned turtle at Bagnote area in Nowshera tehsil of
Rajouri district late last evening, they said.

In the mishap, 40 jawans were injured, eight of them
critically, they said, adding, 32 jawans were hospitalised in
Sunderbani and Nowshera hospitals, while eight were shifted
and admitted in Government Medical College hospital in Jammu
for specialised treatment.

PTI